Egyptian polychrome painted sarcophagus fragmentE6
A fragment of fine polychrome decoration painted over a mud-plaster and wood structure. The decoration is part of a sarcophagus and depicts a standing goddess, a Djed Pillar and other ornaments.
Egypt, New Kingdom, late 2nd Millennium BC
16.5 x 9.3 cms, frame 26 x 17.5 cms
Fragment as shown and quite fragile
Ex. private collection, Australia; acquired mid 20th Century
Mounted in a perspex-glazed deep wood frame